“ We spend much of our time to pamper our body so that we can stay happy and young but we rarely focus on building our mind.”

Our mind contains lots of garbage and stressful thoughts which can only be removed by feeding it with corrective and counter-balancing thoughts. The human mind is like a powerful machine, storing our memories and controlling how we as humans think and react. And just like any machine it requires proper maintenance and care to ensure optimal performance over time. There is a natural connection between our mind and body so keeping your mind healthy & happy will also keep your body active. The idea is to get to the source which can help you keep your mind energised and happy. Start reading books as this habit encourages positive thinking and helps you reduce stress from your mind. Reading is an active pursuit that forces you to think and keep your mind sharp. There are innumerable categories of books which can retrain your mind to scan for the good things in life. You just need to pick the right one and start reading it daily. Solving puzzles & playing brainstorming games is another way which can help you in making your mind sharper and creative. People who regularly do these exercises get several mind benefits and have increased their brain strength.

However, you don’t have to look for a good reason to do this activity. When you try doing this in your free time, it’s a lot of fun. You get immense and long lasting benefits out of doing puzzles on daily basis. It not only sharpens your memory, improves your brain function, but the clarity of mind and thought helps you clear out the clutter in your mind. You only need to take out some time from your daily lifestyle and this habit will surely do magic for your mind. Listening to music is another way to keep your mind entertained and rejuvenate. Every fan of music knows the tremendous power it can have over both thoughts and emotions. The great music can transform an ordinary day into something magical, even spiritual. Search through the list of classical compositions by the legends of the music world like A.R. Rehman, Rahul Dev Burman, Shankar Mahadevan, Edward Maya, Bon Jovi, Bob Marley & the Wailers etc. Simply put on your headphones, turn on your favorite music and relax. This will give you mental peace and feed your mind with happy thoughts. When you enjoy to the music your mind and body are relaxing with each passing minute and gradually your mind will fall in line as well. As a final word, if you think your mind doesn’t have the power to influence your happiness, think again. You just have to think positive and you will see the world of change within you!!